Checkout Policies

Checkout Policies


The loan period for books/audio books is 3-weeks. The loan period for most movies is 1-week. We allow two weeks for multiple discs. Please look at your receipt for due dates.

All cards can have:

  • 10 items total 
  • limit of 3 DVDs

Late Fees

Item
Length of Checkout
Late Fee (Per Day)
All Books 21 days
$0.25
Audio books on CD and other audio-visual formats
21 days
$2
Blu-rays
7 days
$2
DVD
7 days *14 days for multi-discs
$2

Fines in excess of $10.00 will automatically suspend borrowing privileges. Fines in excess of $30.00 will be sent over to a Collection Agency on behalf of the library. Items not returned after thirty days from the due date will be considered missing. Patron borrowing privileges will be suspended and appropriate recovery actions will be taken. Patrons who resolve their accounts to the satisfaction of the Library Director may be reinstated as users in good standing.

damaged Items


Items that are damaged will be assessed a $5.00 processing fee as well as the cost to replace the item. Patrons who return three or more damaged items may have their borrowing privileges revoked upon the discretion of the Library Director.

Renewals

You may renew checked-out items in the following ways:
  • By phone at (210) 659-4160
  • In person at the library, which is located at:
    601 S. Seguin
    Converse, TX 78109
  • Online
  • By text at 210-622-2485 just type in "renew all"
  • One renewal per 3-week loan period.